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'Purple Gem' is a very attractive, small leafed plant. It generously blooms with purplish blue flowers, in May. Very hardy, sun and heat tolerant. An addition of acidic potting soil is required when the shrub is planted. Each spring, an application of acidic fertilizer is well recommended. Avoid excessive watering. Mulch recommended to protect the roots.

Zone: 5
Common name: Purple Gem Rhododendron
Fall Foliage: Bronze
Height: 40cm
Width: 40cm
Exposure: Sun to part shade
Flower: Purplish blue
Flowering period : May
Fruiting period: No interest
Fragrance : No fragrance
Growth rate: Slow
Protection: Sheltered
Type of soil: Moist but well-drained, highly acidic and organic soil.
Hardiness zone / Map: 5
Warranty: Limited warranty for 3 months
For better results: Plant with soil for acidophilic plants and peat moss; add sulfur every year.

Price: $50.00

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